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South Africa’s only commercial nuclear power station has been indefinitely closed to correct flaws in stainless-steel water piping. Investigators are checking for corrosion at the Koeberg One reactor after iron particles were found in the pipe at a second Koeberg reactor, which is being tested for start-up later this year. Some Americans are employed at the Westinghouse-designed facility, 20 miles north of Cape Town.


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